Events - March

Gasa Tshechu

  24 March 2018 - 26 March 2018   Gasa Dzong, Gasa

Gasa Tshechu is the biggest festival in this small district of Gasa in northwestern Bhutan. Gasa is home to Bhutan’s western highland communities. The festival comprises of mask da…

Tharpaling Throngdrol

  2 March 2018   Tharpaling Lhakhang, Chumey, Bumthang

This popular festival in Bumthang is held annually at the Tharpaling Monastery. The main event here includes the display of a giant thongdrol (applique’ silk work with Buddhist ima…

Chorten Kora

  2 March 2018   Chorten Kora, Trashiyangtse

The Chorten Kora Festival brings together perhaps the largest congregation of people at a single festival site in all of eastern Bhutan. It is undoubtedly one of the most popular f…

Buli Mani

  2 March 2018 – 4 March 2018   Buli Lhakhang, Chumey, Bumthang

Buli Lhakhang is located on a little knoll in Chumey valley, Bumthang. This festival is held every two years on the 16th day of the first month of the Bhutanese calendar. The wall …

Zhemgang Tshechu

  25 March 2018 - 27 March 2018   Zhemgang Dzong, Zhemgang

Zhemgang is one of the remotest districts in the country. The annual Tshechu is the biggest event in the district. Different mask as well as folk dances are performed during the fe…

Gomkora Tshechu

  25 March 2018 - 26 March 2018   Gomkora, Trashiyangtse

The Gomphukora temple is built adjacent to a sacred cave formed out of a rock outcrop near a river. Gomphu means ‘meditation cave’ while Kora translates to ‘circumambulation’. The …

Tsirang Tshechu

  24 March 2018 - 26 March 2018   Tsirang Dzong, Tshirang

The annual tshechu is the biggest festival in the southern town of Tsirang. The festival attracts people from all over the region. Several varieties of mask dances are performed. L…

Tangsibi Mani Festival

  2 March 2018 – 4 March 2018   Tangsibi Lhakhangm Ura, Bumthang

The festival is held in Tangsibi Tashiling Lhakhang in Tangsibi village in Ura valley in Bumthang. The festival roots back to the Tibetan Treasure discoverer (Terton) Sherab Wangch…

Paro Tshechu

  27 March 2018 – 31 March 2018   Paro Dzong, Paro

The Paro Tshechu is one of the biggest festivals in the country. On the first day, all mask dances are held inside the courtyard of the Dzong. In the subsequent days, the courtyard…

Chhukha Tshechu

  28 March 2018 – 31 March 2018   Chhukha Dzong, Chhukha

Dagana Tshechu

  26 March 2018   Tseza, Dagana

The five-day Dagana Tshechu takes place in the early week of the New Year. It brings together Bhutanese folks from all walks of life, to observe and partake in this annual festival…